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Host, actor and former U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor, R. Lee Ermey, keeps the home makeover in line with help from presenting partners Budget Blinds, EchoStar Corporation, Nordic Spa and Other World Computing.


(DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – PR LOG – May 25, 2016) Military Makeover continues the renovations for Lance Corporal Devin Kyle and his family, this Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime® with a re-air on Thursday, June 2.

Military Makeover, host R. Lee Ermey and their valued sponsors are dedicated to giving back to the military by assisting veterans and their families in need of improved housing solutions. The Kyle family renovations were made possible thanks to the donations of these generous partners:

Adding Custom Window Treatments – with Budget Blinds

Budget Blinds returns to Military Makeover with a plan to update the Kyle family’s home with window treatments. They selected cordless and motorized roller shades provided by their valued manufacturing partners, Custom Brands Group and Draper, to be used throughout the home, and even a special graphic shade for the daughter’s room. Budget Blinds is the largest window coverings franchise in North America, with over 1,000 franchise territories throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, and is part of a family of brands under the umbrella of Home Franchise Concepts®, franchisor of home improvement service companies. The company proudly provides on-going support to the military through partnerships with “Homes for our Troops” and “Wounded Warriors Canada”. They also offer discounts to Veterans who want to start their own Budget Blinds franchise. Visit to learn about their products, free in-home consultations, and complete measuring and installation services.

Improving Home Vigilance – with SAGE™ by Hughes™

Military Makeover partnered with Echo Star’s Sage by Hughes Security and Home Automation system to bring the Kyle family new technology and security. SAGE by Hughes is more than your average home automation solution―it’s a fully integrated, self-monitored security and home automation solution that allows users to control lights, sensors, door locks and even baby cameras directly from their TV and mobile devices. The company’s goal is to make it easy to protect and manage an entire home without breaking the bank. For more information, go to

Adding More Relaxation to Devin’s R&R – with Nordic Hot Tubs

The mental and physical benefits of hot baths are numerous, and have been used for the relief of pain since Roman times. To help Lance Corporal Kyle with his pain management, Nordic Hot Tubs has provided one of their most therapeutic and life-enhancing relaxation systems – a 5-seat “All-In Retreat” hot tub. Featuring Nordic’s exclusive dual-therapy system (DTS™), the hot tub provides gentle, whole-body therapy, in conjunction with high power targeted jets, if desired. Go to to find the perfect hot tub for your family.

Upgrading the Kyle Family’s Technology – with Other World Computing

Other World Computing sells upgrades for Apple Mac computers that customers can do from the comfort of their own home. On this episode, they supplied the Kyle family with an iMac and MacBook Pro upgraded with OWC solid state drives and memory, so that they have the technology necessary to continue their education and better manage their home finances. In addition, they provided the production team with technology, including OWC external hard drives, to improve the production process behind the scenes. To learn how Other World Computing can supercharge your Mac, visit

About Military Makeover®

From the producers of the award-winning home decorating and remodeling show, Designing Spaces®, Military Makeover is a very special mini-series dedicated to giving back to members of our military and their loved ones. Enlisting the help of decorators, designers, landscapers and other home renovation experts, our host, retired United States Marine Corps Staff Sergeant R. Lee Ermey “The Gunny” helps change the living situation – and the lives – of these deserving individuals.

All of the episodes are available at